Despite the disruptions of 2020, Freddie Mac expects the multifamily market to see improving conditions in 2021. The year will not be easy, with unemployment remaining high and rents in the largest markets expected to remain depressed during the year. The vacancy rate is also expected to increase … [Read more...] about 3.7.21: FREDDIE MAC SEES IMPROVING MULTIFAMILY CONDITIONS IN 2021
After acquiring multi-family loans at a record-breaking pace over the first seven months of the year, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have sharply pulled back in recent weeks, opening lending opportunities for others, including CMBS lenders, according to Commercial Mortgage Alert (CMA).CMA notes that … [Read more...] about 9.4.19: CMBS Conduit Loans Filling Fannie/Freddie Gap for Multifamily
ValueXpress is passing through to borrowers a pricing special effective on Freddie Mac Small Balance Loans (SBL). Applications for the purchase or refinance of multifamily properties with special pricing begin March 15, 2018. Borrowers will receive a 10-basis-point reduction from published rates … [Read more...] about 3.9.18: Freddie Mac Small Balance Program Offers a Blue Light Special!
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has set a cap of $30 billion each in multifamily loan purchases for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac for 2015. With both agencies off to a great start through the first quarter of 2015, the government-sponsored agencies could reach their respective caps well … [Read more...] about 4.17.15: Will Fannie/Freddie Multifamily Loan Limits Create Opportunity for CMBS
Freddie Mac plans to accelerate its program to purchase loans backed by apartment buildings, increasing the availability of financing for landlords and helping bolster the multifamily real-estate market. Freddie Mac, the U.S. government-backed mortgage-finance giant, will likely fund more than $16 … [Read more...] about 9.6.11: Freddie MAC to Step Up Multifamily Loans